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Studies in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Studying in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is traditionally associated with quality of life. The seven universities and higher education institutions in the state not only offer excellent teaching but also a practical reference to nature, top connections with research and technology, as well as good prospects for professional life after graduation. Besides the two established universities in Rostock and Greifswald, among the oldest in northern Europe, the state is also home to other universities in Wismar, Stralsund, Rostock, Neubrandenburg and Güstrow. 

University of Greifswald

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Video Prof. Dr. Johannes Gulden

Prof. Dr. Johannes Gulden, Head of the Institute of Renewable EnergySystems

University of Applied Sciences Stralsund

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The broad university landscape is also reflected in the courses on offer and the international background of the students. From singing and medical information management, to renewable energy and marine biology with diving training – the range of studies available in Mecklenburg- Vorpommern is highly diverse. The universities regularly occupy top positions in rankings, which is also due to the good student/professor ratio.

The university locations as well as the students benefit from dynamic university life, distinguished by the proximity to nature, the many possibilities for recreation and water sports, as well as the varied cultural offering. Students can also look forward to good prospects after studies: the 15 research institutes in the state offer a unique practical orientation and the opportunity to work in an innovative environment after studies. Those seeking to start their own companies are supported by the universities on their journey to self-employment.

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